Foodmaster Closing Tops Medford Headlines in November
A look at the top 10 most viewed articles on Medford Patch in November.
Here's a look back at the top 10 most viewed articles on Medford Patch last month.
- Johnnie's Foodmaster in Medford to Close: A week after Johnnie's Foodmaster officially announced that its store on Beacon Street would become a Whole Foods, Boston.com has reported the Chelsea-based supermarket chain is closing all its locations, including the one in Medford.
- VIDEO: Man Crashes SUV Into Lower Mystic Lake: A man crashed a 2002 Mitsubishi Montero into Lower Mystic Lake at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Massachusetts State Police. The crash took place near the intersection of Mystic Valley Parkway and Sagamore Avenue. The man, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was unharmed. He was able to exit the SUV before it submerged, roughly 30 feet from shore, police said.
- Stop and Shop to Lease Medford Foodmaster Location:The Foodmaster on Salem Street in Medford is closing, but there are already plans in place to open a new supermarket at its storefront. Supermarket chain Stop and Shop plans to aquire the lease at 471 Salem St. before the end of 2012 and then open a store there, according to a press release from Stop and Shop.
- Police Log: Nov. 11-13: A man was charged with operating a motor vehicle with license suspended and possessing burglarious instruments.
- Report: Driver Busted After Throwing Bottle at Cop's Car: When the cars approached the Ball Square bridge, the driver of the Mercedes allegedly accelerated, threw a bottle out his driver's side window and then turned sharply down Winchester Street into Medford. The bottle hit the rear bumper of the officer's car, the police report says.
- Police Log: OUI Arrest on Westvale Road: Other incidents included larceny, breaking and enterinting and assault.
- Police Log: Nov. 14-18: Several larcenies were reported, along with a stolen car and breaking and entering.
- Police Log: Nov. 9-10: A man was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and a one-way street violation. Other incidents included shoplifting, breaking and entering and identity fraud.
- Police Log: Nov. 22-25: There were 10 arrests, including charges involving cocaine and heroin.
- Police Log: Nov. 6-8: There were multiple reports of vandalism, along with reports of identity fraud and breaking and entering.